36 Under 36: Melissa Sherman
Melissa Sherman, 29, of Huntington Woods is the human resources coordinator at JVS. She has a BA in psychology from the University of Michigan and a MA in industrial/organizational psychology from Wayne State University. Melissa is a creative thinker with an extraordinary ability to problem solve, according to Teresa Schwartz, JVS vice president of human resources. Melissa began her career at JVS as a JOIN intern, where she developed and delivered leadership training to its executive team. Through her knowledge and professionalism, she gained their respect and has now been with JVS for more than six years. Melissa has been a young leader in the Detroit Jewish community since high school, where she served on the BBYO Regional Board. She continued her involvement in the Jewish community throughout college, where she served on the board for the U-M Hillel. Today, Melissa serves on the Camp Tamarack Board of Trustees and looks forward to her continued involvement in the Detroit Jewish community.